Financial Analysis: Reading Financial Statements like a Pro

Financial Analysis: Reading Financial Statements like a Pro
Executive Finance is hands-on, experiential-based thought leadership lab for financial professionals. ?Executive Finance curates the best ideas they can find, then tests these ideas with companies to develop tools, methodologies, and executive development courses. ?Their partners work in finance as executives, corporate directors, educators, speakers, and authors – many times simultaneously, which makes for rich content and stories. In general, Executive Finance’s on-demand courses focus on developing financial professionals to become financial executives; they also offer courses for newer financial professionals in areas such as ethics, financial analysis, and corporate finance.

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In this course, you will work through a set of financial statements highlighting the key points of relevance as someone seeking to evaluate the meaning of the numbers. You will learn how to not only calculate relevant ratios but how to interpret them as well.  You will learn to generate a deeper level of insight into the financial results by making comparisons to prior periods and to peers. This is a foundational course that will teach you to see the story behind the numbers.


  • Analyze financial statements to evaluate profitability, operational performance, financial strength, and cash flow. 
  • Use ratio analysis to evaluate financial performance again trends, prior performance, and industry statistics. 
  • Read financial statements to identify issues, evaluate management, and identify areas of financial strengths and weaknesses.

Course Leader/s
Blair Cook, CPA, CA, CPA (ill), MBA

CPD- 1.5 hours 

4/1/2022 - 3/31/2023 11:59 PM